Veterans Vaccine Plan; Reality Check: Vaccine Skepticism; Hawaii Small Business Woes; Kalaupapa Concert; “Allegiance” Memoir
Veterans Vaccine Plan
The Veterans Affairs office just hosted a virtual town hall meeting to take questions from its members about when they will be offered the chance to be vaccinated. Amy Rohlfs is the Public Affairs officer for the VA. We talked to her yesterday afternoon while the first of the Pacific Islands VA staff in Guam was getting the first doses.
Reality Check: Vaccine Skepticism
Honolulu Civil Beat’s reporter Brittany Lyte joins us with a story about growing skepticism around the COVID-19 vaccines.
Earlier this week, we talked about a new memoir writing program from Watermark Publishing called the Halia Aloha Series.
The series editor is Darien Hsu Gee, who also produced a new memoir called “Allegiance” using the micro-narrative techniques in the program. Here’s an excerpt from the book, titled “Photograph: Poolside Selfie at the Four Seasons Hualalai.”